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demographics and birthrates could cause the u.s. to lose its place as a world leader sunday night at 9 eastern on "after words" on c-span2. and look for more online. like us on facebook. >> next on booktv, paul dickson presents a collection of words popularized by american presidents including warren g. harding's founding fathers invoked during his presidential campaign, theodore roosevelt's use of the word muckraker in a speech critical of specific journalists, and military industrial complex delivered by president eisenhower during his final presidential address to the american public in 1961. this is a little under an hour. [applause] >> thank you very much. i've been playing around with words for a long time, and i think when i was a kid, one of my -- i wasn't that athletic, and i wasn't that, you know, smart in various ways, but i could always go home and memorize a couple words, so i would learn words like apathetic and things like that. you know, for a third grader, it was a lot of fun. and as i got to be an older person, i got really fascinated by doing some tricks with words. one of m
. >>> fueled by a weaker yen and strong sales of cameras in the u.s. >>> and shares in virgin media rally after an offer for a takeover that could value the uk cable operator at $20 billion. >> all right. welcome to tuesday. >> it's get together tuesday. coordinated, as well. >> the final print for the eurozone is finally come in, 48.6, a little better than the forecast of 48.2. >> may i just say, though, the employment index, look at that, 46.1, which is just barely better than the flash estimate but still the lowest since december 2009. on a downward trajectory. it's not germany where the final composite was 54.4. it's the periphery still. france's final january pmi falls to 46.1. >> france is where the concern is. we have francois hollande today speaking to the eu parliament. he's going to lay out his vision for the eu against that economic back drop. >> isn't it amazing? we come into the week yesterday with everyone still talking. you have that great barons cover, you come in, just get the risk trade massively off. and the question for today and the rest of the week is frankly whether that'
for a chance to apply for asylum in greece. >> we slept in the stores because the police came to look for us every day. >> world leaders deny there is a global currency war. are all the major powers secretly devaluing? inventors often are not rewarded. >> people who are supposed to run our innovation units treat me like dirt. >> when it comes to refugees and migrants, agrees is the front door of europe. at one point, 300 people a day were crossing greece's border with turkey illegally. on mass roundup was 70,000 people picked up off the streets in six months. these are the figures, but behind them, he minute stories. we have one man's account of his journeys through the system. this was the biggest textile factory in greece. today, it lies abandoned and is famous for something else. felt here a year ago, hundreds of migrants were squatting in the factory, desperate to get out of a greece. >> it does not feel like europe. this is no europe. >> my guide was this man. a moroccan living in the factory. place,en, as we left the i never expected to see him again. today, at the factory looks quiet,
. this is thursday february 7th. good morning i'm tony perkins. >> and i'm allison seymour. happy you are with us on this thursday morning. a calm thursday morning. so far weather wise. >> yes, it is. tucker barnes can tell us what more we can expect. >> good morning tony and allison. a cold start to your day. temperatures falling back into the 20s. we're just 33 here in town. cool afternoon cloud cover highs in the upper 30s to 40s. lots to talk about weather wise. let's kick it off and talk about your current temperatures. 33 at reagan national. dulles at 27. and bwi marhsall we're now 28. looking at the satellite radar, two storms one off to the north and west and the major player over the next couple days that system down in the northern gulf, that's going to take shape here and move up the eastern sea board and bottom line bring us a lot of clouds today. for cost for today cloud cover and late tonight and during tomorrow a wintery mix transitioning to rain and a period of snow late friday before the whole system wraps up late friday and early saturday morning. this system we'll talk a lot ab
. >> airlines are canceling hundreds of flights. according to cnn, nearly 3000 u.s. flights have been cancelled for friday and saturday. airlines are offering waivers. the expected snow and wind prompted amtrak to halt service between new york and boston friday afternoon. so far, the northeast corridor south of new york is not affected. >> left in look at the forecast -- to get a look at the forecast. >> the red shaded region from coast of maine to boston down to providence and into new york city, the area there, blizzard warning. that is where the worst of the storm will be tomorrow night into saturday morning. it has two parts. one coming up from the carolinas and the midwest. they will combine. it will brush past our area. the winter weather advisory in effect for rain, sleet, and snow tomorrow morning and perhaps more snow tomorrow night. more details coming up. > >> you can track the storms anywhere you are. our own and enjoy it aps. -- try our new iphone and android apps. >> embarrassing and expensive commission for st. joseph medical center. they submitted false claims to medicare and me
and northwest of us. the further south you go temperatures do bump up a little bit. that's where most of the rain has been. drizzle doesn't show up very well on radar. we have some around the city. south of us between baltimore and washington there is a little area of light showers cover ago good portion of the eastern shore. the darker shades you see further south that is more significant rain. that is what most of it will be south of us especially down in the carolinas as a new storm develops along the coast. we have a rain chance for part of the day. >> hour big story several lawsuits just filed for the obgyn who police say killed himself after learning he was under investigation for photographing patients during exams. news reporter has more. >> they contacted lawyers in the pursuit of justice and more information about the case. these lawsuits claim hopkins hospital should have done more to keep an eye on dr. levy. >> his picture gave me chills. it is creepy. >> she is among the first former patients of dr. levy to file a negligence lawsuit against johns hopkins. levy committed s
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, this was very important for us to stay in positive risk environment. >> hans, we're seeing the response to the upside now. second highs, 1.32. are you sticking by your thoughts that it is still heading towards 1.30? >> we have to make it clear that in the next quarter or two the euro has upside potential and not downside potential. then the longer prospect for the euro is still very swb very negative. why is this euro overshoot taking place? it has a lot to do with the increasing negative correlation with the yen. so the euro is the anti-yen. that implies that when we were seeing the yen coming under selling pressure, japanese investors, where are they currently investing? investors are investing in fixed income. in many cases, very little yields left so that actually means the peripheral of europe sticks out. you need to have some preconditions. the most important, the yen has to stay weak, but secondly we should not run into any politically motivated problem with the euro. that would be a killer for that type of trade. >> and on that note, the european commission today is due to relea
director. brennan used to run the cia station in saudi arabia. we will be live from pentagon in a minute. >>> and falling from space, wow, pretty cool, at a rate of more than 843 miles per hour, that's how fast dare devil felix baumgartner fell when he jumped from space. the official speed has been released. even faster now than those record keepers thought at first. pretty cool stuff. >>> one of our top stories today at cnn, a secret american drone base somewhere in saudi arabia, now this is according, these are reports from two major newspapers today, saying that this u.s. launches these drone attacks against al qaeda targets from that particular base. i want to bring in two folks here at the pentagon chris lawrence also michael holmes from cnn international. chris, it's not a total surprise that this was there in saudi arabia, but certainly it was not something that they officially wanted to reveal. why are they doing it now? >> that's the big question, suzanne, why did this come out? we reported two years ago from our sources u.s. officials were telling us the cia was building an air
-japanese protests started causing a protest of japanese protests and those who use them. and the protests are so bad that a chinese man made the simple mistake of driving a japanese car in a chai neads city of chian and was beat sewn badly he is paralyzed. this week, a chinese minister accused a japanese vessel of target i targeting the radar on a japanese ship off of the islands, but the chinese officials are disputing it happened. now think about this, the world's second and the third largest economies playing chicken in the pacific over a dispute of uninhabited islands, but if this diplomatic disagreement were to escalate into a military obligation, the united states would be obligated by the 52-year-old treaty obligation to help the sovereignty of japan, and does that mean that north korea would come to the aid of china, but it is a quaint and admittedly alarmist experiment, because that is not how foreign wars are conducted anymore. next month marks the 10-year invasion of iraq, and the last conflict that we can think of conventional war that claimed the lives of more than 4,000 americans and b
.n' >> how is "lincoln" not your favorite movie? >> that's a different one. >> that's it for us. thanks for watching. have a great week. >>> this is a fox news alert a. wild and chaotic day at the daytona international speedway after two crashes during the nationwide race, including this one. on the final lap moments before the end of the race, cellularson's car sailing into the fence that separates the track from the grand stands. he managed to escape from his car afterwards, but his accident set off a chain reaction with reports of at least ten cars crashing into each other. large chunk attention of debris flew into the stands, injuring fans. but we don't know how many were injured. emergency workers are being stretchers into the crowd to care for the injured. shortly before that crash, there was another accident involving 13 cars. this one happening with five laps remaining in the race. tony stewart won the race by maneuvering around the wreckage but did not celebrate afterwards. we'll bring you more details on this crash coming up later in this show. >> and we're glad you're with us
's all according to one official. last year they got a memo saying the government can kill u.s. citizens abroad if they're trying to harm other americans. >>> marylanders sound off. the brown gun legislation started off debates today. our ken molestina is live in rockville where a town hall meeting on the issue just wrapped up. what did you find out? >> reporter: well, it was a packed house here at the town hall meeting. of course the lieutenant governor anthony brown on hand to talk about his proposal. and i'll tell you something, just based on my observation, it seems like more people came out to speak against this proposal than in favor of it. >> and by and large, while i appreciate the effort, i do not support the assault weapons ban. >> we applaud the courage for proposing common sense gun laws. >> reporter: both sides of the gun debate showed up to speak directly to one of the men spear heading a new legislation proposal. the lieutenant governor anthony brown. >> we have debate happening in indianapolis. but our goal is to improve the quality of life and to reduce crime. >> reporte
: will the word "television" still be in use? >> guest: probably old people like me will still be using the word "television." and i think displays will still have a prominent role in the home for communicating content and information. >> host: joe taylor, chairman and president of panasonic in north america, this is "the communicators" on c-span. "the communicators" is on location at ces international 2013, the technology trade show. more programming next week. >> just ahead, president obama speaks at a ceremony honoring recipients of this year's national medals for science, technology and innovation. after that we're live with a national health policy conference with industry leaders and representatives of government who will discuss what to expect in health care policy this year. and later more live coverage as former first lady laura bush speaks at the susan g. komen for the cure's global women's cancer summit. >> at age 65 she was the oldest first lady when her husband became president, but she never set foot in washington. her husband, benjamin harrison, died just one month after his inaug
of 87 of 75 against the euro, as well. darren maher joins us. there's been quite a big move already in sterling before this announcement, one wonders actually whether the ratings downgrade, now it's on a stable outlook, is perhaps the end of the weakness in sterling. >> i suspect not, to be honest. we can talk about it being a move and certainly over the last couple of years, there has been a big shift in cable. frankly, this has been a relatively small move. we can't say as of yet it's overshoot. i don't think the market will take great solace that we're now in a stable outlook from moody's because i think everybody recognizes the uk is still fragile and the growth position is more fragile, so i think more down side is possible. >> but what is in the price, darren? >> i think from this point forward is how much slippage do we get. i would say it's more what's in the price and what's in the price for sterling is the market has given the uk a lot of good will that it will be able to mix this wonderful growth of austerity. i think what the market is now doing is reappraising that. tha
for a highly at areas of eastern new england. for us, we're on the southern tail of all this. still, we'll feel the effects with big wind. look at the advisories up for a significant amount of snow that's expected to fall in areas of eastern new england, around boston, massachusetts and connecticut and high winds as well so they've got the blizzard warning that's been posted areas of eastern massachusetts and connecticut. newark almost an inch. caldwell in new jersey, 3 inches of snowfall in yonkers just over 2 as well. in that pocket of boston and through areas of connecticut even, a blizzard warning where they could see a foot to upward of 2 feet of snow. here's what they're expecting up through here. again, the higher snowfall amounts, the bull's-eye right there had. we'll be on the tail end of it all. still again, it's wind for us and the storm system, again, ramping up. look at radar right now. there's the area of low pressure moving up the coast and that other little piece sweeping in to meet up with it. an area of low pressure that will really allow this system to intensify. on our radar
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, hot to relax it away. power past pain. . >>> that's it for us. thanks for watching. "early start" begins right now. >>> bracing for the big one. two winter storms about to merge into a monster blizzard for parts of the northeast. >>> american spy secrets exposed? iran claims it has hacked into a captured u.s. drone. we have a live report. >>> and, john t is high drama on capitol hit. president obama's big pick for cia director up for con fir make in a few hours. but will members of his own party derail it? >> i don't know. >> lots of drama. good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm zoraida sambolinment. >> i'm john berman. it's thursday, february 7th. 5:00 a.m. in the east. let's get started. up first, brace yourselves, bundle up, buy a shovel. this will be a big one. at this moment a blaizzard watc is in effects for new england. a storm is headed that way and could be historihistoric. it could drop two feet of snow in some places and it all starts tomorrow. you told us this was coming yesterday, you were on top of this one. >> we're trying. boston could rival its worst blizzar
for joining us for 11 news today. >> it was close. this morning we have some rain. rain for the drive time is not good news. let's take a look of the radar. the rain will stick around for a couple of hours. aper offe it will ti later this morning. we will make it up to 55. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> good morning. the rain could cause some problems. volume is still on the light side. everything so far traveling towards the white marsh area is without delay. this is southbound traffic. you can see the roads are wet. moving well in the owings mills area. the rest of the area roads -- 12 minutes on the north and west sides of the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the mayor will give the state of the city address this afternoon. >> she will address the tenure fiscal forecast. kim dacey joins us live with a preview. good morning. >> the tenured fiscal outlook was released last week. baltimore will be in financial ruin by 2022 unless budget cuts are made. in 10 years, it will be more than $2 billion in the hall. the city cannot tax i
justification for using drone strikes. >> drones set to take center stage. >> to kill american citizens. >> these targets are ethical and justified. >> these are not the drones you're looking for. >> republicans are at war with karl rove. bush's brain, as rove used to be known, when rove was thought to still have a brain, is on a mission to crush backcrap crazy republicans so the party will actually nominate more reasonable candidates who have a chance of winning general elections against democrats. today, a republican who writes big checks to karl rove told politico that the republican party, quote, has had too many candidates who are nut cases. i don't think anybody anywhere with any sense is going to want to elect a candidate who says if your daughter gets raped, it's god's will. give me a break, will you? the problem for karl rove is that he and his rich republican friends may be outnumbered by crazy republicans. after rove announced his new super pac aimed at crushing republicans in favor of new republicans, the civil war has begun. the president of freedom works declared the empir
the same thing to the community, just flooding us, possibly killing us. >>> a blizzard the northeast. brings just about everything to a stand still and one family's attempt to dig out takes a terrible turn. >>> the latest on the man hunt for a suspected cop killer. >> every officer in this department is a little bit paranoid. >> he vows to keep on killing until his demands are met. >> this is a very sick individual. give no credence what so turnover anything this man says. >> plus the spies in the sky. drones overseas and over your neighborhood. >> good evening, i'm brianna keilar, in for don lemon. we will go to the storms we have been covering but first to the han hunt for renegade ex-cop chris dorner. >> they are re-opening the allegations that officer dorner made while in the department, those allegations that resulted in him being terminated. >> dorner has been the object of an intense man hunt after allegedly killing three people this week. the killing spree began last sunday south of los angeles. people say he shot and killed two people sitting in a car, one the daughter of a
: and as mr. pratt mentioned, he's joining us from blue ridge arsenal from chantilly, virginia. and pedro is out there as well. >> we are joibd again by mark warner. how many stalls do you have here? >> 20 lanes total. >> tell us about the range, what's it made of and how is it assigned to safety? >> with our rifles, handguns, shotguns. our backstop is steel. at about 40-degree angle. it slows down. so it -- flashback or ricochets. >> in this section you can fire -- >> handguns, rifles and shotguns. and on the other side? >> handguns only. >> we will start with -- >> glock 17. >> go ahead and load it up, get ready and hand it off to me and fire it and see what happens. >> ok. >> so as he does that, just to let you know, he's getting the protective gear on. it's a must when you do these type of things. the weapons are ready. let's give it a shot. >> nice and firm. look through your sights. >> ok. >> ready. pull the trigger. [gunshots] >> all right. >> now, that is the -- now, how many -- how many bullets in that magazine? >> 10 pounds. >> that took about 20, 30 seconds to empty. >> and pro
will join us later on "starting point." >>> let's get started here. a 5-year-old boy held captive for six days in an underground bunker in alabama is back in the arms of his farmly this morning. we are so happy to report that. we're told that hes thrilled to be reunited with his favorite toy which is a dinosaur. little ethan's kidnaper is dead, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes killed yesterday in the fbi raid that freed that little boy. victor blackwell, live from midland city, alabama this morning. i know you're very excited to be sharing this information, victor. what do we know about the raid and why law enforcement actually decided to go in? >> good morning, zoraida. two reasons primarily. the first is because authorities say they observed jimmy lee dykes with a gun and the second reason is because in the day leading up to that raid, the communications with dykes had broken down. so they realized they could not wait any longer to go in and rescue ethan. ethan is safe. this is a photograph of the 5-year-old being taken into a hospital after nearly a week being held in an underground bunker
wintry weather. we're looking at mostly rain, a system for us that will start as rain around 2:00 to 3:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. mostly rain for us, but we can't at the tail end of this system when it starts making its way out of the area, we could see gusts up to 50 miles an hour. as far as areas around new york city, they could get upwards of a foot of snow. snow and wind as the system gets off the coast and really starts affecting the northeast. in new england it's a full-out blizzard with 1 to 2 feet of snowfall. you're looking at the start times here. for us, it's friday morning as rain. for areas around new york, it's friday early afternoon. they by friday evening, up into eastern new england. again, significant travel delays for the northeast, probably all out coming to a spot in areas. so just a newsens storm for us, but a full-out blizzard with high winds, a lot of snow, and big-time snow drifts occurring throughout areas of new england. it's not just one storm, but two storms. area of low pressure down to the south. another area of low pressure off to the west around chicago,
. you can see that new england did did a little bit of light rain today. for us, the winds are coming from the west. here is the next weather maker down to our south. that will become an area of low pressure, a southern schooner moving to our south. look at the temperature is right now. we are into the 50's. tomorrow, a lot of sunshine. has the area of low pressure moves our way, it will start with rain. it is looking more and more likely that will end with some wet snow. maybe even in the immediate washington area, but especially for you folks west and north. i will tell you the timing. >> we're monitoring the developing story in chicago. police have made two arrests in the murder of an honor student who was shot and killed just days after she performed at the presidential inauguration. >> police in chicago said they have filed murder charges against to gain members in the death a 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. michael ward and kenneth williams were charged with first-degree murder. police say pendleton was talking to friends in the chicago park when once prospect -- one suspect opene
in primitive times. bill and i decided that makes us 17-years-old. we are going to go out partying. bill: makes me about 19, you about 15. martha: right. we'll see how old jon and jen a are. jenna: loaded question. jon: let's not go there, shall we. jenna: we'll join you with the party later. brand-new stories and breaking news. jon: a deadly winter storm slams the great plains, blinding snow and now it is taking aim at folks in the midwest. the president's new strategy when it comes to the budget battle and the g.o.p. he seems to be taking a divide and conquer approach. what that could mean for your taxes. plus a vacation nightmare, more than a dozen tourists killed in a horrifying hot air balloon accident. what went wrong? it's all "happening now." and we begin with an extreme weather alert on the deadly blizzard that is now on the move. good morning, i'm jon. jenna: hi, everybody i'm jenna leave. it's the second winter storm in as many days to slam the heartland of our country. heavy snow across kansas and missouri while lashing the texas panhandle with hurricane-force winds. take a look at
of washington as we go forward. also want to remind everyone to use common sense stay off the streets of our city. basically stay home. salt is on stand by the transportation authority is prepared to use super powered snow blowers jet power to keep thungs running smoothly. andrew cuomo is operating the emergency response center. ladies, back to you. >> anna kooiman thank you very much. we will check back with you in just a little bit. it is called nemo we will go to janice dream. i think of the fish nemo. >> fox news is not calling it nemo they are calling it a blockbuster nor' easter. that is a record breaker for boston: let's look at the radar. two storms merge together and could bring us the blockbuster storm. we have snoiw across the great lakes. a lot of moisture and combined this is going to give us our big, big storm that could bring record snow total potentially. around 10:00 a.m. we will see a mixture. this could keep the snow totals down in new york city. north and west we are dealing with mainly snow and a lot of it and heavy wet snow. people are urged and really take care if you
's emphasize again, no issues today and not many issues tomorrow. for us, we're going to be on the edge of this big system. the jackpot, if you love snow, will be in the new england where they could see one to two feet. this is a big storm. we have to watch it because you know weather forecasts can change and we will keep an eye on it. let's get started with this morning's forecast. cold to start your day. 23. so cold air in place. that is one of the factors in a developing winter storm. >>> here's satellite radar. we did see sunshine yesterday. that felt good and got our highs in the 40s. won't be as warm today. highs in the upper 30s to about 40. it will be a chilly day, your thursday, it's fine, morning and afternoon commute, just expect cold conditions but no precipitation today. highs approaching 40 degrees with cloudy skies for much of the day and again, we'll get into all of the different possibilities coming up. >>> all right, thank you. >> time to check in with julie to see how the morning commute is going. >>> some problems with the outer loop of the beltway as you approach ge
for joining us for a special from washington. we have fox team coverage . deadly blizzard that is it creating major problem. we are on the ground in boston and new york city and we'll go to maria for the fox weather center for what lies ahead now the big storm as passed a. -- >> significant snowfall in places in long island and parts of new york city and connecticut and maine. more than 30 inches of snope. close to three feet in portions of connecticut. it is it impressive snow totals. 30 inches in long island and new york city close to a foot. many people can't get their cars out from parlegal parking on the streetings is it the largest snowfall in new york city. amm areings getting significant snowfall. boston it is it still snowing. wee could have record-setting snowfall . seeing significant forecast out there. portland, maine 29.3 inches. thises the newest record as far as the largest snowfall so far and continuing to see more in that city. temperatures uma, will be cold for today. a lot will not be melting. high temperature over in hartford, and 30 in new york city . tonight it is it fri
george bush, you cannot used enhanced interrogation. >>brian: that is not what america does. >>steve: exactly right. this administration, we found out through a 15-page white paper that has been released -- nbc published it -- this administration and our government, rather than water board people, we kill them. the hypocrisy is amazing. when you take a look at how our president was talking a couple of years ago regarding enhanced interrogation techniques, in favor now of just killing them, it's stunning. watch. >> under my administration, the united states does not torture. my administration is going to operate in a way that leaves no doubt that we do not torture and that we abide by the geneva conventions. water boarding is torture. it's contrary to america's traditions. it's contrary to our ideals. that's not who we are. that's not how we operate. and anybody who actually read about and understands the practice of water boarding would say that that is torture. and that's not something we do. >>gretchen: it boils down to the fact that many people believed that one of the reasons thi
tracy has the story. john miller with more on the suspect. david martin shows us the navy's next generation drone bomber as congress investigates whether drone killings are legal. and after russia banned adoptions by americans, robert and kim summers went to moscow anyway, hoping to bring back a son. elaine quijano has the rest of ther story. >> don't let these children suffer, please. that's all we ask. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. two ill winds are blowing tonight, a low-pressure storm system rolling out of the midwest will soon collide with another system coming out of the southeast. where they meet will be a classic nor'easter with blizzard conditions. blizzard warnings are up from northern new jersey to maine. and in some of the nation's most important transportation hubs, 1600 flights have been canceled so far. david bernard is our weather consultant. david, what can we expect tonight? >> all the ingredients are coming together for that powerhouse area of low pressure. what i want to do is show you wh
harding, timbuktu. >> and now to the memo that shows the u.s. government's role for when drone attacks can be launched to kill american citizens. the justice department that the government does not need evidence that a specific attack is imminent. more lenient standards then publicly known for drug -- drone attacks. here is steve kingston. and under what exact circumstances will the u.s. government authorized the killing of an american citizen abroad? but the answers are here. it is a 16-page memo written by the lawyers of the justice department, as requested by congress. it is a document that is not strictly classified, but it was not meant to become public. what these lawyers do here is justified is targeted killing of american citizens who have worked with or parts of al qaeda and expense various groups. that is the justification if they pose a an immense threat to america. it provides a very elastic definition of what is an imminent threat. you do not need to know this is a bit of who, what, where, and when of a particular plot against america. it is enough for these individuals to be
from her later in the show. >>> and taking the positive u.s. housing numbers from the nhab numbers. we'll be in new york with analysis at 11:45 cet. >> the italian election race is heating up. there is less than a week before voters head to the polls. comedian turns politician beppe grillo, in fact, is owes closing in on sylvia berlusconi for second place. official polls can no longer be published. the private polls seen by reuter s suggest mario monti may, in fact b with be something of a spoiler. >> and the election largely coming down to five key candidates. the front-runner is bersani. he's the leader of the center left pd party, calling for growth measures alongside monte's plan. sylvia berlusconi is threatening to make a political comeback despite corruption scandals. we've mentioned the comedian beppe grillo. at the same time, the former caretaker mario monti, he's been struggling to gain ground in his first ever political campaign. and then last, not necessarily least, there's the civil revolution leader and former public prosecutor antonio ingrola. >> only in italian politics.
the hunters and made them part of the hunted. there are special assets, some of which used to come under myom command, like the special investigations section, and these are guys who are highly trained surveillance experts. they can disappear into a neighborhood, but they're also heavily armed trained marksmen and very tactically proficient. they'll pull out all the stops and put their best people on it. >> pelley: the manhunt goes on. john, thank you very much. >> pelley: another big story tonight, on the east coast. two winds blowing tonight a low-pressure storm system rolling out of the midwest will soon collide with another system coming out of the southeast. where they meet will be a classic nor'easter with blizzard conditions. blizzard warnings are already up from northern new jersey to maine, and in some of the nation's most important transportation hubs, at least 1600 flights have been canceled so far. david bernard is our weather consultant. david, what can we expect tonight? >> scott, all the ingredientsin are coming together for that powerhouse area of low pressure.stor what i want
from a downed u.s. drone. >> surprising about-face from lance armstrong, admitted cycling cheater now planning to cooperate with anti-doping officials. >>> something you don't see in brooklyn. >> goat disoriented. >>> all that -- >> hey, i just met you. this is crazy. but here's my number so call me, may "b." >> barrett, you start. >> would you marry me? >> no. >> and all that matters. >> federal reserve says it has fixed what it calls a temporary vulnerability which allowed hackers to briefly breach one of its internal websites. >> saying the hackers could have made up with as much as negative $14 trillion. >> on "cbs this morning." >> there's a must smartphone app that lets you communicate with your house plants. the app is called i will die alone. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." while you were sleeping in the west a massive search is under way in southern california a former police officer wanted for double murder is accused of shooting two police officers earlier this morning, killing one of them. >> it is happening in river side outside of los angeles. bi
morning. february 26th. welcome to the program. thank you so much for joining us as we bring you up to date on all of the latest from our nation's capital from around the dunn and around the globe. on the sequester now it is a matter of national security. janet napolitano telling us in the white house briefing room yesterday, there is no way that they can keep this country as safe and secure as it is today if the sequester cuts go in. getting serious folks. getting serious. an assault weapons ban hearing on the dianne feinstein's legislation, the assault weapons ban tomorrow in the senate judiciary committee. washington gearing up for that. and a new diet says you can eat all the olive oil fruits, vegetables and fish you want and live forever. but don't you dare touch the horse meat. so far we haven't found any horse meat in ikea's meatballs in the united states. all of that and more coming up today on current tv. billy zane stars in barabbas. coming in march to reelz. to find reelz in your area, go to reelz.com alright, in 15 minutes we're going to do the young turks. i think the
. . >>> thank you for joining us. i'm hey hey. >>> the president's -- i'm jc hayward. john brennan has to answer some tough questions about the obama administration's use of human drone strikes. >> reporter: lawmakers get their chance to grill the president's pick to run the nation's top spy agency. it comes in the middle of a growing controversy over u.s. drone strikes targeting terror suspects overseas. brennan helped manage the drone program. >> there were many cases we're talking about hardened terrorists but we do need to have a different approach when an american citizen is involved. >> reporter: now the white house is letting lawmakers look at classified information explaining the legal justification for using strikes targeting american terror suspects. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are raising concerns about the program. brennan is also expected to face tough questions about his time as a c.i.a. executive during the bush administration and what he knew about enhances interrogation techniques. >> he's going to face questions from democrats about his prior role in detention and rend
>> pelley: tonight, you don't have mail. the u.s. postal service announces cuts affecting every mailbox. nancy cordes has the story. what's the biggest threat to america? the outgoing defense secretary leaves a stark warning. >> it would have one hell of an impact on the united states of america. >> pelley: we may have the ingredients for the biggest winter snowstorm yet this season. david bernard fills us in on when, where, and how much. and as the nation debates gun sales, one police unit in california is taking guns away from those who shouldn't have them. john blackstone there. >> when you're going to take their guns, they're not happy. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds-- unless it's saturday. the u.s. postal service added that qualification to its legendary motto today. the service is broke and it will drop saturday mail delivery in august. the troubles of the postal service are as big
counter-terrorism official while the drone program oversees through. the u.s. government got permission from the justtis department to kill american citizens abroad if they are suspected of having ties to terrorists. they don't necessary i amly have to know about an imminent plot. >> here you have a senior unaccountable doj official who makes determination recent activities lead him to conclude he's an eminent threat you can send a drone to kill him. not torture him but kill him. i am troubled any time government is as nontransparent as this. >>> the white house defended their drone protocol and explained how the drone program keeps people on the american home land safe. >>> we have acknowledged we sometimes use remotely piloted air strikes against specific terrorists in order to protect the united states. we conduct those because they are necessary to mitt late ongoing plots it saves american lives. these strikes are legal, ethical and they are wise. >>> there has only been one drone strike against an american citizen abroad that was back in 2011 when a drone launched from a secret bas
of a deal is this? >> this is a big deal for us. this is what it's all about. >> reporter: general manager vero piacentini says his resort got just eight inches of snow last year. that forced them to spend $250,000 on snow making. >> you go into last year where , you know, we were just scraping it all together trying to keep the ski area open. and then you get into a year like this where it doesn't get any better right now. >> reporter: the low snowfall has been a brief respite for battered city and state budgets. last winter low snow totals saved providence, rhode island, $1.2 million. in manchester, new hampshire $636,000. and boston saved more than $11 million. much of the savings were put back into other city services. and, scott with forecasters predicting up to 30 inches of snow here, schools have already been closed tomorrow, and the airport here, the main airport logan, has been closed. it will be closed tomorrow afternoon and remain closed through the day on saturday. >> pelley: terrell, thank you. the next big story of the day, three people are dead, and a massive manhunt is on.
system is marching our way. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm brian bolter. >> i'm shawn yancy. fortunately here we're not expecting heavy snowfall, but that storm could still cause some problems tomorrow morning. sue palka is in the weather center now. >> there might be a little spotty prescription around in the morning. i think that would be in the form of snow and sleet. the better chance might be for the evening commute. i want to emphasize anything we get will be light, but when it comes to sleet, light can cause some problems. that's why we'll highlight this. by the time this thing is done, it will have affected half of the country or portions of 24 or 25 states, but what you see here, all the heavy snow and precipitation in the form of thunderstorms down to the south is beginning to split into two separate areas and when this starts coming in our way tomorrow, we are going to be in that split. so what we'll be getting is fairly light. that's why i'm not thinking we'll have big issues in the morning but a little snow and sleet could be around. here's how things will play
down day. it is a day too watch. keep it right here. liz: absolutely. thank you so much for joining us. next is "money" with adam shapiro in for melissa. >> i'm adam shapiro in for melissa francis. here's what is "money" tonight. it is eight days until the sequester plows into the u.s. economy. who is really facing the most financial pain? how can you make money from it? today's panel cuts through all the washington noise to get you some answers. >>> plus a breakthrough for health care. thousands of self-serve kiosks come to wal-mart and sam's club stores. can free health screenings prove a game-changer for providing care? the founder and ceo of the company behind them joins us. >>> ditch that fancy trip to the caribbean and come get baked in colorado. call jeff sipc oli. it gets green light from colorado regulators. businesses plan to lure tourists and turn colorado into the next amsterdam. will be a hit or the next buzz kill. even when they say it is not it is always about money adam: good evening to you. just eight days and a few hours until the latest government improsed fiscal dis
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is being remembered right now. more on that later. gregg, thank you for being with us today. >> my pleasure. martha: we'll see you back here tomorrow and "happening now" starts right now. jenna: right now we have brand new stories and breaking news. >> the little boy at the center of the hostage drama, tense negotiations to get him free and the high-tech surveillance equipment now helping investigators. >>> also the troop drawdown in afghanistan. new reaction from inside that country. what the afghan people fear might happen when u.s. forces leave. >>> plus, lights out at the super bowl. did you catch this? a power outage putting the big game on hold for more than a half an hour. what was the behind the blackout? jenna: let's not jinx anything. we need our lights. jon: we do. it is all "happening now." jon: first up today, that terrifying hostage situation in alabama now in its 7th day. good morning to you. i'm jon scott. jenna: what a story. good morning everybody, i'm jenna lee. drones are now flying over that underground bunker where police say jimmy lee dykes is holding a 5-year-old boy
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